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Are you planning a country wedding? Do you love the idea of being surrounded by rolling hills and the beauty of the countryside? If the answer is yes, you have found yourself in the right section, the one for country weddings. Even if you live and work in the city, you grew up in the countryside and always knew that you wanted to get married there. Does this sound like you? Or perhaps you did not grow up in the country, but just love spending time there with your partner. Whatever reason for your decision to get married in the country, you will find plenty of inspiration when it comes to real country weddings in the section. Perhaps you love the idea of getting married in a country house hotel or having a marquee or tepee in a field? You will hopefully find plenty of ideas when it comes your venue whilst looking at our country weddings. When it comes to wedding dresses for country brides, here at Style & the Bride, we think there is no greater inspiration than looking at the dresses of our real brides. Country brides often opt for romantic wedding gowns, and lace is always popular. You will also find inspiration in this section when it comes to country bridesmaid ideas, as well as decoration ideas for your ceremony and reception. For country weddings, there is nothing nicer and more stylish than trying to incorporate nature into your reception i.e. tying your napkins with ribbon and lavender or leaving miniature bottles of honey as wedding favours. You will also find ideas in this country weddings section for country grooms, country flower girls/pageboys and many more aspects of your big day. Enjoy!

A Traditional English Wedding In Harrogate With A Romantic Feel

How utterly beautiful is this photograph of Sophie and Will at their traditional English wedding?

I am in no doubt that you will absolutely adore Sophie and Will’s traditional English wedding. ‘We had both decided from the outset that we wanted a small wedding of only 50 guests,’ explains Sophie. ‘Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to get married in a castle and Ripley Castle fitted the bill. The grounds are stunning and all the food we had...

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January 2017


A Classic & Very Pretty Barn Wedding In Sweden With A Dreamy Feel

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January can be difficult. As winter really sets in, it is important to look forward and of course start planning the biggest day of your life. So what if the days are cold and dark? You shouldn’t let them get you down. If you need cheering up on a regularly basis, get pinning and take a look at our pinterest page here. Today, I am...

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January 2017


A Fun & Very Pretty Country Wedding In The Cotswolds

A gorgeous photo of Jo and Mark at their pretty country wedding.

Although Jo describes her every day style as ‘tomboy,’ she had a fun & very pretty country wedding in the Cotswolds. She first met her husband Mark at work, Jo worked in HR, and Mark in finance. However, it wasn’t until they both left the company and reconnected in late 2011 that they fell head over heels in love with  one another. According to Jo,...

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January 2017


A Bohemian & Very Natural Mismatched Wedding In Northumberland

I adore this carefree photograph of Michelle and Mark.

‘We approached our wedding in the same way we approach decorating our house, ‘says bride Michelle. ‘We just found things we liked and put them together.’ Don’t you just love this approach to wedding planning?! Michelle describes her big day as a bohemian, very natural, slightly mismatched wedding. The couple got married on the 5th August 2016 at High House Farm Brewery, Matfen in Northumberland....

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December 2016


A Gorgeous Rustic Country Barn Wedding In Warwickshire

A stunning photograph of Elena and Gareth at their rustic country barn wedding.

I am so excited for all of you planning a rustic country barn wedding who are in need of inspiration. Elena and Gareth’s beyond gorgeous rustic country barn wedding is definitely one that you are going to keep looking at again and again because it is just full of ideas. The couple first met at work and dated for just over two years before getting engaged. ‘We...

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December 2016


A Rustic & Boho Style Tipi Wedding In Northumberland

Julia and Philip enjoying a dance together.

I can never resist a tipi wedding, particularly when it is lovely as Julia and Philip’s boho style tipi wedding in Northumberland. The couple first met one another on a school bus in Saudi Arabia in 2004. ‘Both our families were living there at the time,’ says Julia. ‘It was my first day at a new school and initially I was a little annoyed by...

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December 2016


A Beautiful Downton Abbey 1920s Style Wedding In Northumberland

An atmospheric photograph of the couple's stationery.

For those of you who love Downton Abbey, then Ami and Sean’s beautiful 1920s style wedding in Northumberland is bound to appeal. They first met at University while they were studying Mental Health nursing and got together in their last year. The couple dated for around a year, and were together for around three years when they got engaged. ‘I can say the setting was beautiful...

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December 2016


A Very Pretty & Bohemian Chic Wedding In California

Perri and Zak's cake perfectly suited their bohemian chic wedding.

Without a doubt, Perri and Zak’s big day could be described as a bohemian chic wedding. This was how their florist described their celebration and it is easy to see why. ‘I wore all lace with my hair down and wavy,’ explains Perri. ‘While the overall colour palette was in neutral tones (white, ivory, grey), I added colour with jewel-tone flowers like deep fuchsia, amber,...

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December 2016


An Utterly Gorgeous & Rustic Chic Wedding In Australia

I love this photograph of Frances and Chris. Frances wore a Rue de Seine dress.

You are in for a treat today with Frances and Chris’s rustic chic wedding at the Zonzo Estate in Yarra Valley, Australia. The couple first met one another at a burger bar. ‘After chatting, Chris asked me out on a date,’ explains Frances. ‘The first thing I actually noticed about him were his amazing blue/green eyes, there was something so gentle and genuine about him.’ One...

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November 2016


A Beautiful & Striking Multicultural Wedding In Essex

A stunning photograph of Mehul and Valentina at their multicultural wedding.

You can’t help but be captivated by Valentina and Mehul’s beautiful & striking multicultural wedding in Essex. The couple got married at Baddow Park in Essex and first met when they were sailing around the Caribbean sea on a ship. They dated for five years before getting engaged at the Shangri-La hotel in Abu Dhabi. Valentina, who is from Belarus, found her bridal gown back...

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November 2016



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